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RELEASE DATE: 24th February, 2017
Freedom Highway, Grammy Award–winner and 2017 Grammy nominee Rhiannon Giddens’ follow-up to her highly praised debut album ‘Tomorrow Is My Turn’, will be released by Nonesuch Records on February 24, 2017. The record includes nine original songs Giddens wrote or co-wrote while she and her band toured after ‘Tomorrow Is My Turn’’s 2015 release, along with a traditional song and two civil rights-era songs, “Birmingham Sunday” and Staple Singers’ well-known “Freedom Highway,” from which the album takes its name (track listing below). Giddens and the band visited Australia for the first time for Bluesfest and sideshows around Easter 2016, and they will return, for Bluesfest and sideshows again, around Easter 2017.